Reviews Summary


84% of the High Sierra Appalachian reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (67%)
Good (17%)
Average (6%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (4%)


Here's what the reviewers think about the High Sierra Appalachian:

Reviewers like these things about the High Sierra Appalachian

  • Most of the reviewers mentioned that this bag is made of high quality material and quality zippers.
  • The location of the water bladder is quite convenient to use as claimed by many users.
  • Reviewers said that the sleeping bag compartment is quite spacious and zippers closed nicely.
  • Other reviewer said that the bag provides enough space to carry all your gear for a hiking trip.
  • Straps of the bags are quite adjustable and even fit larger waists as highlighted by few buyers.
  • The placement of water resistance cover of the backpack is just under the sleeping bag compartment and it becomes very easy to cover the bag in case of rains.
  • Many users said that the bag is priced quite reasonably.
  • A few buyers mentioned that the back ventilation of backpack is quite good.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users highlighted that the buckle of the bag snaps if load is heavy.
  • Many users said that the material used in chest strap is very uncomfortable.
  • A few users said that the suspension system of the backpack is not up to the mark.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all High Sierra Appalachian models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity75 l (4577 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.15 oz (2.3 kg)
Length iconLength34 in (86 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Backpacking
Cycling
Travel
School
Sport



Popular Models


High Sierra Appalachian 75

100% choose the High Sierra Appalachian 75

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity75 l (4577 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.15 oz (2.3 kg)
Length iconLength34 in (86 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these High Sierra Appalachian features:
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Adjustable waist
  • Compression straps
  • Raincover included
  • Side pockets

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different High Sierra Appalachian models (the most popular choice is the Appalachian 75).




Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
7575 l5.15 oz0.07 oz/L



Rankings


vs High Sierra Bags

The High Sierra Appalachian ranks #19 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

17High Sierra Warren
3.85
High Sierra Warren
18High Sierra Appalachian
3.83
High Sierra Appalachian
19High Sierra Long Trail
3.81
High Sierra Long Trail
20High Sierra Explorer
3.74
High Sierra Explorer
21High Sierra Access
3.70
High Sierra Access

vs All Bags

The High Sierra Appalachian ranks #1371 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1369The North Face Kaban
3.83
The North Face Kaban
1370High Sierra Appalachian
3.83
High Sierra Appalachian
1371American West Desert Wildflower
3.83
American West Desert Wildflower
1372Rebecca Minkoff Love
3.83
Rebecca Minkoff Love
1373Tech21 Impactology
3.83
Tech21 Impactology



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the High Sierra Appalachian vs the High Sierra Long Trail.

Many sources mention this feature
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High Sierra Appalachian vs High Sierra Long Trail


High Sierra Appalachian
High Sierra Appalachian

3.83BEST
Based on 867 reviews
Capacity: 75 l
Weight: 5.15 oz
Price: $$


High Sierra Long Trail
High Sierra Long Trail

3.81
Based on 596 reviews
Capacity: 90 l
Weight: 4.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Appalachian is rated about the same as the Long Trail.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,463 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Appalachian is 20% smaller than the biggest Long Trail (75 L vs 90 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Appalachian is 17% heavier than the biggest Long Trail (5.15 oz vs 4.4 oz).

FeatureAppalachianLong Trail
Adjustable waist
Compression straps
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue





Bag ID 31743. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on February 20, 2019

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